Vigil held for man slain in Anicinabe Park

By Mike Stimpson Local Journalism Initiative Reporter KENORA – The City of Kenora sent representation to Tuesday’s vigil for Bruce Frogg at Anicinabe Park, but the city’s Indigenous relations adviser cautioned that now’s not the time to stand on a soapbox. A vigil for the Wawakapewin First Nation man who police fatally shot in the park last week began at 2 p.m. “The reason why I’m attending is because Mr. Bruce Frogg was an individual from a First Nation and the man was seriously in distress,” said Ed Mandamin, the city’s Indigenous relations adviser since June 3. “We want to go and commemorate his passing as a tragedy that shouldn’t have happened,” Mandamin continued. “A lot of people that I’ve been talking to – and that’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous –…

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